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Casino Ridola Hotel Relais

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Chieti, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

whoever decided that a metal staircase was a good idea in a hotel must be mad. If the first person up in the morning was on the top floor then all you can hear is clonk clonk clonk as they come downstairs to breakfast. In a good position to walk into town, comfortable (albeit small) rooms, adequate breakfast and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We are touring Italy in our 1967 Morgan sports car. After many days on the road, our priorities are secure parking, breakfast and good bath facilities. We were not disappointed! In addition to the above we indulged in the pool after a long dusty days. The staff is very helpful, the shower water and pressure the best yet, and the... More 

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Dear Guest, thank you very much for your great review. We are so pleased to hear that you felt our Hotel as a very special place, and at the same time we feel rewarded from being able to make you live a pleasant experience. We hope you could find the other part your family in Italy and to welcome you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We stayed here for two nights expecting a standard for the price. We paid the extra to upgrade the room, total of €338.00. The building is a nice old refurbished type and the location is fairly handy. The problem is that there is absolutely no noise insulation combined with a lot of reflective surfaces. You can hear other rooms toilets... More 

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Dear Guest, we are sorry that you couldn't sleep, but we don't think that is due to the house keeping service, that starts at 9.30 am after all the guests have had their breakfast, that is from 7.30 till 9.30, that to make sure everybody is already up, in any case even if somebody is still spleeping the hoover start... More 

Archbald, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The hotel is a great place to stay while visiting Matera. It is not located in the center of town but in a quiet, residential area a short distance (walking) from the major sights. The staff is helpful and very accommodating. The hotel is also pet friendly. Loved our stay there. Would stay again.

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Thank Phil S
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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us here. We strive to provide the best possible service to all of our guests and I am delighted that on this occasion we have met all expectations. Once again thank you and I... More 

Pisa, Italy
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Very nice hotel and very friendly and helpful personnel. Good breakfast. It has few rooms with nice style. It's not in the centre but it's reachable walking even if the road is not so nice for the evening.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a feedback on your stay with us. We are pleased you found positive aspects despite the disappointing problem with the walkside, that has been fixed last week. I hope you do revisit our structure soon, in this way you will enjoy the renewed neighborhood. Warmest regards Domenica More 

United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Matera is a spectacular place and I was sorry we were here just for one day. The hotel was good value and the staff very helpful. We had a nice room with a large outside terrace with two sofas to sit on. It is about 10 to 15 mins walk into the city. Breakfast was nice. Good for 1 to... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

The hotel staff really couldn't have been friendlier! We stayed in the loft rooms which were charming and absolutely spotless. Breakfast was lovely. The hotel is a little out of the town centre, we got a taxi to the sassi. Thoroughly recommended!

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UK
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Would agree with all the good points already raised in previous reviews. It's basically an upmarket guest house, does not pretend to be an hotel and when we did price comparisons it fared well. If you want to pay a lot more to sleep in an updated cave in the Sassi with nowhere to park close by then try somewhere... More 

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Glos
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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Some aspects of this hotel were lovely so I'll list those first: nice staff, comfy beds, good shower, mainly large rooms, good safe parking (rare in Matera), nice pool although we didn't use it, nice garden. Good breakfast. Nowhere inside to sit and relax other than in the rooms. But there were some major drawbacks. The area is scruffy and... More 

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Quiet location a short stroll from the town. Wonderful rooms with lovely windows and balconies. Under floor air conditioning completely silent and so effective. Reception staff extremely helpful esp when I arrived ahead of check in time. Good continental breakfast. Lovely pool and small garden area although opening times a little restricted especially in the mornings.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Casino Ridola is located at 600m from the famous Sassi and the historical centre of Matera, offers a swimming pool and free parking. Guest rooms come with free Internet access, satellite TV, and a floor heating and cooling system. The breakfast room and reception are in the garden and offers every day a buffet selection of sweet and savory product prepared at home. The hotel was designed by a famous local architect, Leonardo Ridola in 1872. The National Museum of Matera is dedicated to him. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casino Ridola Hotel Relais

Address: Via Marcello Morelli 13, 75100, Matera, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Matera > Matera
Price Range: $131 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casino Ridola Hotel Relais 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Matera
#11 Romantic Hotel in Matera
#12 Family Hotel in Matera
#14 Business Hotel in Matera
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